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The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Will Be Your Favorite Off-Road Truck The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Will Be Your Favorite Off-Road Truck
- November 16, 2016

During regular driving, the spool valves in the aluminum damper housing have been tuned for a pliant ride, but a third piston-mounted spool valve offers additional (uniquely tuned) compression damping under extreme off-road use. Power will be available from both the 3.6-liter V6 gas engine with 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft along with the Duramax diesel that makes 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. (more...)
Australian woman gets severely burnt by sleeping on iPhone while being charged Australian woman gets severely burnt by sleeping on iPhone while being charged
- November 16, 2016

The pregnant mother took the phone to an Apple store after confirming that the burn marks on her arms matched the iPhone and its charger. She said in a Facebook post that she was woken up by "sudden pain, pins and needles, numbness, and shortness of breath". (more...)
Mazda recalls nearly 70K cars; fuel leaks may cause fire Mazda recalls nearly 70K cars; fuel leaks may cause fire
- November 16, 2016

Mazda has recalled close to 69,477 RX-8 sports cars manufactured from 2003-08 because of fuel pump sealing rings that may deteriorate due to exposure to heat from the engine or exhaust pipe. The automaker requested the affected parts and investigated. Mazda also found the bad parts were of a certain color and the good parts a different color. (more...)
Most Recent analysts Ratings: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Most Recent analysts Ratings: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)
- November 16, 2016

Most recently Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC)'s price target was revised on 11/08/16 and according to 17 analysts stock's price will reach at $51.79 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.57. The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Sprint Corp have a median target of 6.00, with a high estimate of 8.00 and a low estimate of 2.00. (more...)
Very Likely To Be Hottest Year On Record
- November 16, 2016

Well, we're not alone. WMO secretary-general Petteri Taalas said: "Another year, another record". Preliminary data from the World Meteorological Organization shows global temperatures in 2016 are 2.2 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1.2 degrees Celsius, above levels found in the pre-industrial era. (more...)
US State Secretary Kerry to Attend 22nd UN Climate Change Conference
- November 16, 2016

The event focused in particular in the need for partnerships with the private sector and the role of sustainable transportation to accelerate climate action in tourism. President Buhari left Nigeria on Monday for the 22nd Conference. Scientists say oil and other fossil fuels are the biggest contributors to man-made warming. (more...)
Twitter Makes 'Great Purge' of Alt-Right Accounts Twitter Makes 'Great Purge' of Alt-Right Accounts
- November 16, 2016

Not only did Twitter kill Spencer's personal account, but Twitter also suspended the National Policy Institute's official account (@npiamerica) and its online magazine (@ RadixJournal ), in addition to a separate book publishing company run by Spencer called Washington Summit Publishers (@washsummit). (more...)
Georgia school supports Muslim teacher after she receives threatening note Georgia school supports Muslim teacher after she receives threatening note
- November 16, 2016

In the update, she writes, "I'm a high school teacher and sadly this anonymous note was put in my classroom today". The note also suggested that instead of wearing it around her head, she should fasten it around her neck and kill herself. Teli said she believes USA president-elect Donald Trump has empowered some people to make racist or sexist comments. "I hope that you have been following along this conversation that has been taking place and that you see the amount of people from around the ... (more...)
Should the electoral college be abolished?
- November 16, 2016

This presidential election is sparking renewed debate about whether the Electoral College should be eliminated. If Chiafalo and Baca succeed in convincing 37 Republican electors to ditch Trump, that would put the president-elect below the number of electoral votes needed to win. (more...)
Global climate change action 'unstoppable' despite Trump: U.N.'s Ban Global climate change action 'unstoppable' despite Trump: U.N.'s Ban
- November 16, 2016

Mr Ban said Mr Trump, as a "very successful business person", would understand that market forces were driving the world economy towards cleaner energies such as wind and solar power, which are becoming cheaper, away from fossil fuels. Falling short in the fight against climate change would be a "moral failure, a betrayal of devastating consequences", he said. "There's not much the worldwide community can do about it other than shame and bad will in global diplomacy", Bordoff said. (more...)
This Climate Change Denier Might Soon Lead the EPA This Climate Change Denier Might Soon Lead the EPA
- November 16, 2016

During an appearance on C-Span past year, Ebell criticised the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan as an example of the type of aggressive regulation that would hinder the U.S. "There's not much the worldwide community can do about it other than shame and bad will in global diplomacy", Bordoff said. However, Aidala noted numerous mid-level and senior career staff at the EPA have been at the agency long enough that they've seen administrations of both political parties come and go. (more...)
Govt battles Oppn wrath in Rajya Sabha, says demonetisation in national interest Govt battles Oppn wrath in Rajya Sabha, says demonetisation in national interest
- November 16, 2016

It was however, Sitaram Yechury (CPI (M)) who took apart the four points raised by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to justify his sudden move--black money, fake currency, terror funding and corruption. Opposition parties had on Tuesday chose to raise the issue of demonetisation in both Houses of Parliament, signalling disruptions during the month-long Winter Session. (more...)
South Korea prosecutors question former vice sports minister South Korea prosecutors question former vice sports minister
- November 16, 2016

Park is under pressure over her shadowy confidant Choi Soon-Sil, who is accused of using her personal ties with the president to coerce local firms to donate millions of dollars to non-profit foundations Choi then used for personal gain. Choo Mi-ae, chairwoman of the main opposition Minjoo Party, told a supreme council meeting that it was deplorable for the president's lawyer to insist on the minimized probe and document questioning when new suspicions surrounding the scandal emerge every day. (more...)
Samsung's new acquisition will help it deliver an Samsung's new acquisition will help it deliver an "advanced messaging experience"
- November 16, 2016

Now, Samsung has also revealed that it's picked up NewNet Communication Technologies , a messaging company that can help Samsung defeat iMessage envy once and for all. New features that could be coming to Samsung devices include group chat, enhanced calling and easier sharing of large files. NewNet Canada, which Samsung is buying from Lombard, Ill. (more...)
Rare sighting: President-elect Donald Trump wins electoral votes, may lose popular vote
- November 16, 2016

September: Should we get rid of the Electoral College? Trump also tweeted that he'd have been successful even under a popular vote system, since he would have campaigned in different places, focusing on California and NY, "and won even bigger and more easily". (more...)
UN Secretary General Predicts Trump Will Change His Views on Climate Change UN Secretary General Predicts Trump Will Change His Views on Climate Change
- November 16, 2016

That's a transition that began well before the Paris agreement. "I raised this issue and I am looking forward to another meeting in person with him (Trump) and will discuss on all matters of our common concern , including climate change ". (more...)
Apple to release a new HUGE iPad Apple to release a new HUGE iPad
- November 16, 2016

Apple Inc.'s new iPad Mini 3 tablet stands on display at a SoftBank Corp. store in the Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. According to reports by Tech Times , Barclays Research analysts namely Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Jerry Zhang and Thomas O'Malley conveyed that Apple will launch three new iPads by March 2017. (more...)
'Climate change deal is irreversible,' Hollande tells US 'Climate change deal is irreversible,' Hollande tells US
- November 16, 2016

The UN boss, whose tenure will come to an end next month after a 10-year term, said at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties-COP hosted at Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco that countries must put their word on the pact into actions. (more...)
Monday's supermoon peers through cloudy skies in Lower Mainland
- November 16, 2016

The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this. Here are photos of the supermoon from around the globe. In other words, the time of full moon falls even closer to the time of the moons closest point to Earth. The closest supermoon of the century will occur on December 6, 2052. The Geminid meteor shower, an annual event, got its name because the meteors look like they're coming from the constellation of Gemini. (more...)
Zuckerberg says just 1 percent of Facebook news is fake Zuckerberg says just 1 percent of Facebook news is fake
- November 16, 2016

Fake stories may have spread quicker than ever during this election. Fake news have been happening long before the USA election, but it would seem as if Silicon Valley allowed it. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says it's a "crazy idea" to think that his social network helped deliver Donald Trump the White House by also delivering fake news stories to its millions of U.S. (more...)

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